Work Practice Placement 2016- CORFU Island, GREECE – Bella Vista Hotel


Sales & Marketing, Guest relations Management (Free Accom+bfast) – (RUSSIAN AND/OR ITALIAN speaking preferred)

Job Description:

The Hotel Sales, Marketing Guest Relations Management work placement is based next to the beach in Corfu Greece. Corfu island is one of the most beautiful Greek islands. The hotel is a small entrepreneurial company, people oriented and Internet driven.

This Sales, Marketing & Guest Relations Business development internship includes tasks into managing to develop the business via social media, Marketing and Management tasks.


Reporting directly to the owner/MD of the hotel be focusing into running this beach hotels’ Marketing and guest relations activities.

Marketing responsibilities :

  • Been pro-active and creative implementing innovative online Marketing campaigns into various areas of Marketing – Proven ability into creativity/interests will be requested.
  • Follow up on developing Social Media websites.
  • Co-operate with owner and colleagues into marketing campaigns
  • Produce reports on activities and critically evaluate results. Take corrective actions when required.

Management responsibilities :

  • To be available for guests requests at all times.
  • To assist into the smooth running of the hotel, Front of House.
  • To be in charge of Russian speaking clients with compassion and effectiveness.
  • Present Emotional intelligence at all times.

Applicants are encouraged to apply for European grants such as Erasmus, Leonardo, Argo, University support and any other means for funding for this work practice.

  •  Time frame : March/April till October for periods from 3+ months
  • Working hours: 40 hours per week.
  • Accommodation: Shared staff accommodation (free)
  • Meals: One meal per day (free)
  • NO transportation costs to and from the hotel.

Candidate Requirements:

  • * Proven abilities into Sales, Marketing, Business development (various subjects)
  • * Extra Positive attitude with high emotional intelligence awareness.
  • * Ability to effectively deal with people from various cultures and backgrounds
  • * Sensitiveness and compassion at all levels
  •  * University and work references
  • * Open, friendly, flexible attitude
  • * Attention to detail
  • * Sense of humor
  • * Independence



Hotel internship (FREE ACCOM+BFAST) – (all languages but with preference with RUSSIAN AND/OR ITALIAN speaking preferred)

Job Description:

The Hotel Trainee Internship is based in Corfu Greece, one of the most beautiful Greek islands. The company is an entrepreneurial hotel business managing nearly 100 rooms (own and partnership) during the summer season. General Management is implemented paying attention to  individual personalities and ‘working teams’ incorporating them into this fun and unique international environment. The internship includes hands-on experience working into an all-round hands-on hotel tasks  training within the main departments such as Food and Beverage, Reception, Guest relations, Marketing and Management.

During the spring season April and May the internship jobs include Sales and Marketing responsibilities such as marketing research, email campaigns, brand management etc

During the summer season and between the months of JUNE JULY AUGUST and SEPTEMBER the internship jobs involve the following tasks :

Food and Beverage (50% of time approx) –  (Kitchen, Cafe bar, Breakfast room) – Working in shifts involving all round jobs such as waitressing, food preparation and assistance, serving and cleaning tables, bar assistance and other relevant food and beverage hands-on jobs.

Front Of House (25% approx) – (Reception, Guest Relations, Reservations ) – Working in shifts throughout the day based on eight hours max per day. Those can be day, evening, night, continuous or split shifts. Sales and Marketing depending on individual capabilities.

Management & Marketing (25% approx) – Management, Marketing and Sales promotions  – As part of the daily shifts be involved in Management reporting, Marketing research and Sales Promotions.

The internship is valid for a period of minimum three (3) months.

  • Time frame : May/June till October for periods from 3+ months
  • Working hours: 40 hours per week.
  • Finance: Applicants are encouraged to apply for European financial support such as Erasmus, Leonardo, Argo, University support and any other means for private funding for this work practice.
  •  Accommodation: Free shared staff accommodation provided.
  • Food : Free Breakfast included
  • No transportation costs to and from work.

Candidate Requirements:

You are studying within Hotel / Hospitality, Tourism, Catering or Business areas. You are young, enthusiastic and want to spent quality time during summer combining school obligations/work (credits for the course/Erasmus etc ) with pleasure.

Additional Requirements:

  •  * 18 years old and above
  • * Educational background in Tourism / Hotel, Catering, Management, Business, Marketing
  • * Language skills – English Essential/Any second language welcomed preferably Russian or Italian.
  • * University and work references
  • * Adaptive to the new cultures
  • * Open, friendly, flexible attitude


Should you require any further information please kindly advice

Kind regards,

Anthea Pouli, MBA MSc BA 

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Bella Vista Hotel and Bella Studio-Apartments Benitses Beach, Corfu, Greece

Tel 0030 26610 72087 Fax  0030 26610 72088